Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

Submitted by: Miriam on 05/08/2018 - 3:53pm
Calling all moms, aunts, grandmothers! Start your morning with storytime, music and movement, a fun craft and of course delicious munchkins and coffee!! Join us on Saturday, June 2 from 10:00-11:00am in Children's Castle. This storytime is open to all Bedford families with children 2-6 years old. Please register your child(ren) online beginning...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/06/2018 - 11:09am
Spring Break is upon us....what's up at the library? For starters, our STEM program: Grossology! Friday, April 27...Morning Session (Age 5-7) from 10:00-11:30...Afternoon Session (Age 8-12) from 1:00-2:30. "Grossology" has been defined as: the (impolite) science of the human body. Have fun exploring some of the mushy, stinky, oozy gunk produced by our bodies. On-line registration begins Monday, April 9. ...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/06/2018 - 10:50am
Vote, vote, vote! The deadline for selecting your favorite Great Stone Face title is drawing nigh. Ballots cast after April 27 cannot be counted. The 20 books in contention have been on display since last May, but for all you procrastinators out there, you still have a chance to read one or two more. It is not necessary to read every title in order to vote...just pick one that you read and really enjoyed! The winner will be announced in...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/06/2018 - 10:37am
They're here! The list of contenders for this year's Ladybug Picture Book Award has been released, and all the books have been put out on display. Our young patrons ranging in age from Age 3 to Grade 3 are invited and encouraged to come in and check them out. The New Hampshire Center for the Book sponsors this contest every year. Voting takes place in November, so you have plenty of time to start reading and selecting your favorites. See...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 03/06/2018 - 5:13pm
Spring is just around the corner, and that means Storytime is commencing a fun new season! Did you know that these classes serve all youngsters from birth through age 6? For drop-in sessions, geared to children 3 years of age and older, no registration is needed...just come on by and join us on Wednesday afternoons or Thursday mornings. Programs for infants and toddlers do, however, require on-line registration on our library's website,...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 03/06/2018 - 4:47pm
Book Buzzers will find a lot to like in April's club selection: Esperanza Rising, by Pam Munoz Ryan. Even though published over 8 years ago, when it won many awards, the topic is in the current headlines almost daily. When Esperanza's wealthy father is killed in Mexico, she and her mother must immigrate to the U.S. to find work in the agricultural labor camps. She is in no way prepared for the poor living conditions and demanding work...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 03/06/2018 - 4:11pm
Our lovable Lilly continues to make a hit on her monthly visits to the library. She loves to meet and greet the kids, and she loves having them read to her even more! Each child gets a 15-minute private session to practice his or her reading skills, with Lilly sitting by to encourage...she never mocks or scolds! Some kids prefer to have other family members sit in...that's okay! Statistics show that reading to a dog can significantly...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 02/09/2018 - 1:38pm
February Vacation is right around the corner, so hang in there, kids! And just in case you're looking for something to do, the library has lined up some boredom-busters, just for you!   Monday, February 26...Our Magformers will be available for free play for all ages from 12:00-4:00pm.   Tuesday, February 27...Candy Science: a STEM Program...BHS Robotics Team members will be on hand to help you have a...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 02/09/2018 - 1:37pm
Lilly can't wait for her monthly visit to the library to see her young friends! She will be here on Thursday, March 1st, from 4:00 - 5:30pm.  She will sit by patiently and listen to the kids practice their reading skills in private 15-minute sessions. Children may prefer family members to sit in...their choice. If you would like to secure a time slot, you may call the library during the week prior to her visit...or,...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 02/09/2018 - 1:33pm
Calling all Book Buzz  members and wannabes (grades 4-6)...you won't want to miss the next exciting book up for discussion!  Unsinkable is the first volume of Gordon Korman's Titanic series. Plenty of danger awaits four young passengers who have  recently become friends, despite having very different background stories. Historical details are woven throughout this suspenseful tale, written by one of the most popular writers for...

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